An off-duty police officer from Essex Police has died following a road traffic collision on Thursday 17th December.
A spokesperson for Essex Police said: “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this incredibly difficult time. At this stage, we will not be naming the officer and would ask anyone commenting to respect the privacy of his loved ones”.
The officer was riding a motorbike on the A414 through Writtle, Chelmsford, at around 13:55 hours when it was involved in a collision with a heavy goods vehicle.
No arrests have been made.
Essex Police have appealed for anyone who was in the area at the time who saw the collision or who has dashcam footage, to contact them via 101 quoting reference 572 of 17th December.
BJ Harrington, Chief Constable of Essex Police, said:
‘A sad and difficult time for all within Essex Police. Our officer was well-loved and respected & his team are devastated’.
‘My thoughts and prayers are with his family, loved ones & friends at this time’.
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